How will Beijing respond to Hong Kong election results and leaked Uighur documents?

JUDY WOODRUFF: After months of protests in Hong Kong, yesterday brought an extraordinary rebuke of Chinese authority by Hong Kong’s voters in local elections, and another startling revelation about Chinese government persecution of Uyghur Muslims. Amna Nawaz takes a look at both stories. AMNA NAWAZ: Newly elected pro-democracy legislators walking today through debris from last […]

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Hong Kong’s anti-government protests again turn violent

JUDY WOODRUFF: Anti-government protests in Hong Kong erupted into chaos today, leaving two people critically injured. One protester was shot at close range by police. Elsewhere, a pro-China supporter was doused in flammable liquid and set on fire. Hong Kong’s leader vowed to spare no effort to bring an end to the violent demonstrations that […]

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China chief exec says they will begin dialogue with protesters

MELISSA: DENYING A SMEAR CAMPAIGN. CHINA DEFENDING ITS RIGHT TO SPREAD BEIJING’S VIEWS ONLINE AFTER FACEBOOK AND TWITTER ACCUSE IT OF MANIPULATION. LET’S GO TO SUSAN LI WHO IS LIVE IN HONG KONG WITH THE LATEST. SUSAN?>>SO MUCH NEWS TO COVER TODAY. WE ALSO SAW THE EMBATTLED HONG KONG CHIEF EXECUTIVE, CARRIE LAM, FIRST TIME […]

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How China Is Framing the Hong Kong Protests | NYT News

Foreign influence, terrorism, possible intervention. This is how China is trying to shape the story of what’s happening in Hong Kong. For weeks, antigovernment protests have gripped Hong Kong, with anger rising over China’s growing influence. The Chinese have responded by trying to control the narrative. Here’s how. This is Junius Ho, a lawmaker in […]

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Hong Kong protests: what’s at stake for China? | The Economist

This protester calls himself “Bruce’’ We’ve hidden his face and obscured his voice to protect his identity He’s one of the millions of Hong Kongers taking to the streetsMany people here are wearing face masksPeople are hiding their identitiesThey fear that the government will press chargesWhat started as a protest against an extradition bill… …has […]

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